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Char-Maine Ranching Annual Bull Sale

December 19, 2013
Fort Macleod,AB
………………………………..Gross                 Average
39.25 Yearling Bulls   $207,550              $5,287
8 Two Year Old Bulls      38,900                4,862
47.25 Bulls                      246,450               5,215
High Selling Bulls
Lot 33 MAIN RED BERRY 3A (Polled, Red Factor, BW. 90lbs), sired by Main Blackberry 4W. Sold ½ interest for $21,000 to J Bar Stenberg Ranch, ST. Ignatius, MT.
Lot  38 MAIN BLACKBERRY III 26A (Polled, Black, BW. 91lbs), sired by Main Blackberry 3Y. Sold for $12,000 to Triple Q Ranching and J7R Ranching Cardston.
Lot 39 MAIN BLACK DIAMOND 33A (Polled, Black, BW. 89lbs), sired by Main Blackberry 3Y. Sold for $10,000 to Triple Q Ranching, Cardston.

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Lanoie Bros. Dispersal Sale

December 18, 2013 Moose Jaw, SK
…………………………Gross Average
107 Bred Cows  $169,650 $1,586
22 Bred Heifers      33,125  1,506
2 Yearling Bulls       7,900  3,950
1 Two Year Old Bull 3,500  3,500
3 Mature Bulls       11,500  3,833
135 Lots            $225,675$1,672

High Selling Bred Cows
Lot 48, Lanoie White Gold 183W, sired by HTA McGarva 608S, bred to JWX Wheel N Deal 708W. Sold for $4,900 to White Cap Charolais, Moose Jaw.

Lot 78, Lanoie 7X, sired by SRK Merve 62S, bred to Beaver Creek XFire 266X. Sold for $4,500 to Louber Farms, Ste-Marie, QC.

Lot 92, Lanoie 54X, sired by SRK Merve 62S, bred to Beaver Creek XFire 266X. Sold for $4,500 to Louber Farms, Ste-Marie, QC.

High Selling Mature Bull
Lot 184, Beaver Creek XFire 266X, sired by Beaver Creek Torque 222T. Sold for $5,200 to C2 Charolais, La Riviere, MB.

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Former Breeder Passes

Former Charolais Breeder Jim Crabbe of Bladworth, SK passed away suddenly from a heart attack on December 15th. No funeral service was requested.

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Beaver Creek Dispersal Sale

December 14, 2013 Virden, MB
…………………..…..Gross Average
25 Cow/Calf Pairs $113,100 $4,524
2 Bred Cows             4,600   2,300
10 Bred Heifers        24,350   2,435
2 Heifer Calves          2,700   1,350
2 Mature Bulls          9,550   4,775
41 Lots               $154,300 $3,763

High Selling Cow/Calf Pair
Lot 6, Beaver Creek Yamika 299Y, sired by Beaver Creek Torque 222T, bred to FFBB Red Buckle Pld 16X. Sold for $4,200 to Wilgenbusch Charolais, Halbrite, SK.
Lot 6A, Beaver Creek Boom 288A, sired by FFBB Red Buckle Pld 16X. Sold for $4,200 to Wilgenbusch Charolais.

High Selling Bred Heifer
Lot 8, Beaver Creek Channel 222Z, sired by Beaver Creek Hard Core 299W, bred to Whitewater Zeus 4Z. Sold for $3,100 to Tri-N Charolais, Lenore.

High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 16A, Beaver Creek Mocca 277A, sired by Beaver Creek Torque 222T. Sold for $3,100 to Footprint Farms, Esther, AB

Lot 41, FFBB Red Buckle Pld 16X, sired by JWX Silver Buckle 624U. Sold for $6,250 to Rob Milliken, Sinclair.

 

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Fire Destroyes Charolais Breeders Home

Jason + Ora-Lee Hankins, Westdale Cattle Co., Tisdale, SK house trailer was destroyed by fire last week.
No one was injured but they lost everything in their home.

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Gerrard Cattle Co. and Guests Charolais Bull and Female Sale

December 7, 2013
Innisfail,AB
………………………………..Gross             Average
1 Bred Cow                          $7,000            $7,000
21 Bred Heifers                    61,650              2,935
14 Heifer Calves                  63,600              4,521
17 Long Yearling Bulls         62,400              3,670
50 Lots                               183,850              3,677
High Selling Bred Cow
Lot 30 GERRARD DUSTY 16Y (Polled, BW. 1.6), sired by TR Red Smoke, bred to Gerrard Pastor 35Z. Sold for $7,000 to Medonte Charolais, Hillsdale ON.
High Selling Heifer Calves
Lot 32 GERRARD EVETTA 2A (Polled, BW. 90lbs), sired by SVY Blitz 125Y. Sold for $10,000 to Serhienko Cattle Co. Maymont,SK.
Lot 41 GERRARD ROXANNE 20A (Polled, BW. 104lbs), Sired by SVY Blitz 125Y. Sold for $10,000 to Billy Fleming.

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Grant Farms Complete Dispersal

December 7, 2013
Innisfail, AB
……………………………….Gross                 Average
17 Cow/Calf Pairs             $124,300              $7,311
1 Bred Cow                             2,600                2,600
1 Bred Heifer                           2,800                2,800
10 Heifer Calves                    23,700               2,370
3 Bull Calves                            9,100               3,033
32 Lots                                 162,500               5,078
High Selling Pairs
Lot 9 GRANT’S MISS TRIM 30X (Polled, BW. 1.4), sired by MXS Vermillion 527R, bred to SVY Rushmore PLD 145Y. Sold for $8,100 to Hunter Charolais, Roblin, MB.
Lot 9A GRANT’S MS PURE POWER 319A (Polled, BW. 104lbs), sired by Anjou Pure Power 184Y. Sold for $9,000 to RRTS Charolais, Vernon, BC.
Lot 2 ACC FANCY 902W (Polled, BW. 2.1), sired by MVX Cougar Hill Hank 720G, bred to Grant’s Playboy 3X. Sold for $7,400 to Vikse Family Farm, Donalda.
Lot 2A GRANT’S LOTTO MAX 322A (Polled, BW. 91lbs), sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792R. Sold for $4,600 to Future Farms, Innisfail.
High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 1D GRANT’S MISS ALL STATE 350A (Polled, BW. 98lbs), sired by Keys All State 149X. Sold for $4,800 to Elder Charolais, Coronach, SK.

 

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2013 Alberta Charolais Select Sale

December 6
Red Deer, AB
Gross                     Average
2 Cow/Calf Pairs               $14,000            $7,000
3 Bred Cows                      18,850              6,283
10 Bred Heifers                   47,150              4,715
11 Heifer Calves                  57,150              5,195
1.75 Bull Calves                   16,000             9,143
1 Yearling Bull                       5,000             5,000
2 Semen Lots                      16,450             8,225
2 Embryo Lots                     11,850             5,925
2 Recipients                          8,500             4,250
1 Flush                               12,500            12,500
35 3/4 Lots                      $207,450            $5,803
High Selling Bred Cows
Lot 10, PRO-CHAR MAYBELIEN 28W (Polled, Red Factor, BW. 3.8), sired by JWX Triple Play 34T, bred to Pro-Char Roadster 4Y. Sold for $9,250 to J Bar Stenberg Ranch, St.Ignatius, MT. Consigned by Pro-Char Charolais, Glenevis.
Lot 1, Pick of the McKeary Charolais Herd. Sold for $7,100 to JAEL Cattle, Dalemead. Consigned by McKeary Charolais, Compeer.
High Selling Bred Heifers
Lot 36, JIL BAR STAR 36Z (Polled, BW. 2.7), sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792R, bred to Dubuc Zenith 202Z. Sold for $8,000 to Johnson Charolais , Barrhead. Consigned by Future Farms, Innisfail.
Lot 19, CIRCLE CEE FIREFLY 203Z (Polled, BW .6), sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792R, bred to LT Ledger 0332P. Sold for $7,500 to Wrangler Charolais, Westlock. Consigned by Circle CEE Charolais, Lamont.
High Selling Heifer Calf
Lot 4, PCC MISS 317A (Polled, BW. 2.9), sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792R. Sold for  $16,00 to Blue Mountain Charolais, Clarksburg, ON. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bowden.
High Selling Bull Calf
Lot 5, PCC GUN SLINGER 316A (Polled, BW 98lbs), sired by TR Mr Fire Water 5792R. Sold for $10,000 to Palmer Charolais, Bladworth, SK. Consigned by Prairie Cove Charolais, Bowden.